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HB 66 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to determining eligibility for a Texas Armed Services Scholarship and to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive that scholarship. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1117 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to eligibility for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective immediately
HB 1184 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to an insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1947 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Scholarship Program for certain students at participating two-year public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2917 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of a scholarship program to support study abroad by students enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3904 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton | et. al. Relating to the automatic admission to general academic teaching institutions and eligibility for certain scholarships of a student who is the valedictorian of the student's high school graduating class. House: Higher Education Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 4031 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to insurance premium tax and alcoholic beverage tax credits for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 3 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an education savings account program and a tax credit scholarship and educational expense assistance program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 49 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive a Texas Armed Services Scholarship. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 439 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive a Texas Armed Services Scholarship. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 542 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to an insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1419 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to eliminating the automatic admission of students to certain public institutions of higher education and scholarships for certain students who qualify for automatic admission. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1889 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to insurance premium tax and alcoholic beverage tax credits for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2119 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to the automatic admission of students to general academic teaching institutions. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 58 85-1 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a tax credit scholarship and educational expense assistance program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 253 85-1 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to public school finance, including the establishment of a tax credit scholarship and educational expense assistance program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 2 85-1 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the establishment of an education enhancement program for students with certain disabilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 227 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to disposition of certain unclaimed money by local telephone exchange companies. House: Higher Education
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 494 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the institutions of higher education eligible to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 530 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 895 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1043 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1262 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to continuing eligibility requirements for institutions of higher education to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship Program. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1895 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to scholarship and insurance payments for student athletes at certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2517 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Scholarship Program for certain students at two-year public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3506 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive a Texas Armed Services Scholarship. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 3844 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the administration of the scholarship program for certain students graduating in the top 10 percent of the students' high school graduating class. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 4 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 43 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the institutions of higher education eligible to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 642 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1066 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis
Relating to continuing eligibility requirements for institutions of higher education to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1586 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to disposition of certain unclaimed money by local telephone exchange companies. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1656 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the administration of the scholarship program for certain students graduating in the top 10 percent of the students' high school graduating class. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 501 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 660 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the provision of scholarships, bonuses, and wage supplementation to certain child-care workers. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3245 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 79 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate an obsolete requirement for a State Medical Education Board and a State Medical Education Fund. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 23 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 838 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to giving priority to United States citizens and permanent resident aliens in awarding state-funded student financial assistance. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1410 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1668 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the institutions of higher education eligible to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 17 83-1 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program. Filed
SB 15 83-2 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program. Filed
SB 7 83-3 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program. Filed
HB 1521 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to re-creating the scholarship trust fund for fifth-year accounting students as a trust fund outside the treasury. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1963 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the funding of scholarships by license fees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2036 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to certain competitive scholarships at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2353 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2688 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to tuition and scholarships and fee exemptions for certain members of the armed services and certain military veterans attending institutions of higher education. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Left pending in committee
HB 3227 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3470 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 3515 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3708 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to measures regarding high school completion and enrollment in higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 28 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant and to administration of the TEXAS grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 168 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 777 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to re-creating the scholarship trust fund for fifth-year accounting students as a trust fund outside the state treasury. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1729 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1847 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 929 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to rebates of tuition paid by certain freshman students who maintain satisfactory grades at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2425 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to engineering recruitment programs at public or private institutions of higher education and to certain degree programs at public junior colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2773 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the Texas Teach Corps Scholarship Program for students who agree to teach in public schools in this state that have shortages of teachers in mathematics or science. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2928 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the creation and administration of the public high school mathematics and science teachers undergraduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3452 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Armed Services Scholarship. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3930 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to establishing scholarships for children of public school teachers. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3938 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to renaming the TEXAS Grant program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3956 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to use of sales and tax revenues by certain development corporations to promote higher education and job training opportunities. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4169 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the administration and use of public or private funds designated for college scholarships. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4244 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain competitive scholarship recipients at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 4626 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to establishing scholarships for members of a Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) attending public institutions of higher education. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 295 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to a project that may be undertaken by a development corporation to promote higher education opportunities in this state. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 816 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the Texas Teach Corps Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program for undergraduate students who agree to teach in school districts in this state that have shortages of teachers in mathematics or science. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1312 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to programs and funding to support adult and postsecondary education and workforce development at public junior colleges and public technical institutes. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
SB 1707 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2186 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to a reporting requirement for certain nonprofit corporations that award college scholarships. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2267 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to eligibility for an award through the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
HR 73 81-1 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to study whether bilingual education should be designated as a critical field in postsecondary education and to explore the feasibility of providing scholarships, grants, and other forms of financial assistance to encourage college students in bilingual education to pursue teaching careers in areas of Texas with a shortage of bilingual education teachers. Reported enrolled
HB 1378 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of the public school mathematics and science teachers undergraduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2103 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to a pilot program to provide student loan repayment assistance to certain correctional officers who graduate from Sam Houston State University. House: Corrections
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2277 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to delivery of certain unclaimed money to a rural scholarship fund. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2383 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the provision of certain subsidies and scholarships to particular public school students or graduates. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2650 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the creation and administration of the teacher, engineer, or professional nurse undergraduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2871 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation and administration of the chemical dependency counselor undergraduate and graduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3061 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the creation and administration of the professional nurse graduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 31 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of the rural physician and dentist loan repayment program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 947 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to delivery of certain unclaimed money to a rural scholarship fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1325 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the eligibility of relatives of public college and university board members to receive certain scholarships; providing a criminal penalty. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1488 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Teach Corps student loan repayment assistance program for certain classroom teachers who teach academic subjects in public schools in this state that have a shortage of teachers in academic subjects. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 530 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to prohibiting discrimination based on a student's primary or secondary school in awarding state scholarships or other financial aid for higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1844 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to scholarships for the fifth year of accounting programs at public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 75 79-3 (2006) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to eligibility for an award through the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1537 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to a fee for statues of Barbara Jordan and Cesar Chavez and related scholarships at The University of Texas at Austin. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2465 78-0 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Relating to an education freedom pilot program for certain children in certain school districts. House: Public Education Considered in Calendars
HB 2563 78-0 (2003) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain nonprofit educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
SB 1163 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the Early High School Graduation Scholarship Program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1366 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Relating to eligibility under the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1443 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a fee for statues of Barbara Jordan and Cesar Chavez and related scholarships at The University of Texas at Austin. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1894 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing the imposition of gaming taxes for certain purposes including the establishment of scholarships for Texas students in public colleges and universities; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 61 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 488 77-0 (2001) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the colleges and universities eligible to participate in the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 494 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use economic development funds to provide educational and job training opportunities. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 586 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the ineligibility of a delinquent child support obligor to receive certain state-funded student financial assistance. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on intent calendar
HB 733 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the creation of the Texas Rising Star Scholarship Program for deserving junior college and technical institute students. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1309 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to requirements applicable to child-care workers who receive scholarships funded by the federal Child Care Development Fund. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1576 77-0 (2001) Author: Telford, Barry | et. al. Relating to the amount of financial assistance a student may receive under the TEXAS grant and tuition equalization grant programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1641 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to providing certain students with an equal opportunity to enroll in or receive a competitive scholarship for a graduate or professional degree program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1706 77-0 (2001) Author: Farrar, Jessica
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the regulation of architecture, landscape architecture, and interior design by the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1746 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to a franchise credit for funding certain scholarships. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1755 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to action by certain occupational regulatory agencies against certain recipients of student financial assistance. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2084 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David Relating to delivery by local telephone exchange companies to scholarship funds for rural students of money that is presumed to be abandoned. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2145 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to a fee imposed on persons convicted of an offense to support the Correctional Management Institute of Texas and the Criminal Justice Center at Sam Houston State University and to fund scholarships for state correctional officers. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2666 77-0 (2001) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to a public education scholarship program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 149 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the colleges and universities eligible to participate in the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Statement of Leg. Intent Recorded in Journal
SB 210 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to eligibility under the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 621 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to providing certain students with an equal opportunity to enroll in or receive a competitive scholarship for a graduate or professional degree program. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 706 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of the Texas Rising Star Scholarship Program for deserving junior college and technical institute students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 940 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to the establishment of the Joint Admission Medical Program to assist certain economically disadvantaged students in preparing for and succeeding in medical school. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1462 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a financial award for certain classroom teachers and to providing scholarships to classroom teachers pursuing additional teacher certification. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1666 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to the ineligibility of a delinquent child support obligor to receive state-funded or state-administered student financial assistance. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 66 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to the provision of scholarships and wage supplementation for professional child-care workers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 99 76-0 (1999) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain contributions to a public school or a nonprofit scholarship funding organization. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 208 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the establishment of a scholarship program to provide Texas high school students with scholarships to Texas institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 454 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Literacy Pilot Program to exempt certain students from tuition and fees at eligible institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Subcommittee members named
HB 470 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the establishment of a trust fund to provide scholarships to economically or educationally disadvantaged students studying outside the United States. House: Appropriations No action taken in committee
HB 527 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to providing scholarships to students at institutions of higher education who meet certain academic, citizenship, financial need, and other requirements. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 546 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the use of standardized test scores in making admissions determinations and in awarding scholarships and financial aid for certain persons at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 547 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the use of standardized test scores in making admissions determinations and in awarding scholarships and financial aid at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 709 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to creation of a public education scholarship program for certain children. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 713 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the establishment and operation of the Toward EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) grant program and the Teach for Texas Grant Program; consolidating and revising financial aid, grant, and scholarship programs; and providing for the education, certification, and recruitment of teachers and faculty instructors. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 725 76-0 (1999) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to providing scholarships to classroom teachers pursuing advanced degrees or additional teacher certification. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 878 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the establishment and creation of the Creating Teaching Excellence Scholarship Program. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1329 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to providing scholarships to students at institutions of higher education who meet certain academic requirements or agree to teach in a field with a critical teacher shortage. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1501 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to providing grants for training programs for certain teachers. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1569 76-0 (1999) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to a franchise tax and property tax credit for certain corporations for payment of certain educational scholarships. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2477 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain business entities for payment of certain scholarships. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2609 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the provision of scholarships, bonuses, and wage supplementation for professional child-care workers. House: Economic Development
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2770 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to providing certain students with an equal opportunity to enroll in or receive a competitive scholarship for a graduate or professional degree program. House: Higher Education Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2867 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a program that allows institutions of higher education in Texas to match a scholarship offered to Texas students by out-of-state institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3043 76-0 (1999) Author: Palmer, Sue | et. al. Relating to establishing a scholarship program and prekindergarten program to be funded from revenues of the state lottery. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3073 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the admission of scholarship athletes to institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3162 76-0 (1999) Author: Glaze, Bob Relating to providing tuition and fee grants to students at public junior colleges and public technical institutes who meet certain academic requirements. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3447 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the creation of a student endowment scholarship and internship program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3583 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the creation of the Texas Rising Star Scholarship Program for deserving public junior college students. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3645 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain contributions to certain nonprofit scholarship funding organizations. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 10 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the creation of a public education scholarship program for certain educationally disadvantaged children in certain school districts. Senate: Education Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 37 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to student financial aid, including the consolidation or repeal of student aid and grant programs and the creation of grant programs to provide financial assistance to students at institutions of higher education who meet certain academic, citizenship, financial need, and other requirements. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 98 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to providing scholarships for students at institutions of higher education who meet certain academic and other requirements. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Ed. by President
SB 285 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment of a scholarship program to provide Texas high school students with scholarships to Texas institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Ed. by President
SB 332 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to authorizing institutions of higher education to impose a fee to support Washington, D.C., internships and abolishing the Texas-Washington, D.C., Intern Scholarship Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SB 425 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the provision of scholarships and wage supplementation for professional child-care workers. Senate: Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 848 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the use of a scholarship fund for fifth-year accounting students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1356 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to providing certain students with an equal opportunity to enroll in or receive a competitive scholarship for a graduate or professional degree program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1535 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of the Texas Rising Star Scholarship Program for deserving junior college and technical institute students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1702 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a scholarship program to assist deserving students at public law schools who commit to practice law in certain public interest fields. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1761 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to scholarships for educationally and economically disadvantaged students. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Ed. by President
SB 1902 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Relating to the provision of tuition and fee exemptions, stipends, and scholarships for certain former prisoners of war from Texas attending a public college or university. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Withdrawn from calendar
SR 2 76-0 (1999) Author: Ratliff, Bill Honoring Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock. Reported enrolled
HB 99 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to tuition exemptions at institutions of higher education for certain scholarship students and to Texas Public Educational Grants funded by tuition payments. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1129 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to the uses of the student deposit fund at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1828 70-0 (1987) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the establishment, goals, administration, and funding of the Texas Space Scholarship Program. House: Science & Technology Referred to Science & Technology
HJR 41 70-0 (1987) Author: Burnett, Dick Proposing a constitutional amendment to create a fire department emergency fund and to authorize the state to provide scholarships, grants, loans, and other financial assistance to local fire departments and other public fire-fighting organizations in the state using funds collected from gross premiums taxes on fire insurance. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 859 69-0 (1985) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment of scholarship programs at institutions of higher education and the funding of the programs though the proceeds of investments. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 2159 68-0 (1983) Author: Turner, Jim
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to loans, grants, or scholarships granted by the State Rural Medical Education Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1328 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to loans, grants, or scholarships granted by the State Rural Medical Education Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 6 68-2 (1984) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to state-funded scholarships for persons enrolled in teacher education programs. House: Public Education Coauthor authorized
HB 377 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to loans, grants, and scholarships to medical students under the State Rural Medical Education Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Human Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 1368 65-0 (1977) Author: Smith, Carlyle Making it a misdemeanor to solicit any student enrolled in any high school in the State of Texas for enrollment in any college or university for the purpose of engaging in athletics prior to the fifteenth day of June of the year prior to which the student should complete the twelfth scholastic grade. House: Higher Education Referred to Subcommittee on Senior Institutions
HB 1855 65-0 (1977) Author: Caraway, Bill
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Relating to the authorized uses of the student deposit fund. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days
HB 554 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to increasing the rate of the cigarette tax and allocating the receipts from the additional tax to the Texas rural medical education board fund. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
SB 1019 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max Relating to scholarship funds for needy students at institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 1029 64-0 (1975) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to tuition and fees for certain students holding competitive scholarships. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
HB 464 63-0 (1973) Author: Caldwell, Neil To permit Boards of Regents of Institutions of Higher Education to transfer surplus scholarship funds to local funds of such institutions; and declaring an emergency. House: Education Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1100 63-0 (1973) Author: Bynum, Ben Relating to tuition rates and tuition scholarships at institutions of higher education. House: Education Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1150 63-0 (1973) Author: Sutton, G.J. Relating to scholarships for economically and culturally deprived students at the University of Texas at Austin; providing an appropriation. House: Appropriations Sent to Calendar Committee
HR 83 63-0 (1973) Author: Sutton, G.J. Creating a special interim study committee concerning certain scholarship funds provided for by the Texas Education Code. House: Education
SB 223 63-0 (1973) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Permitting boards of regents of institutions of higher education to transfer surplus scholarship funds to local funds of such institutions. House: Education
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Education
SB 454 62-0 (1971)
SB 908 62-0 (1971) Author: Jordan, Barbara | et. al.
Sponsor: Slider, James L.
Relating to the granting of tuition scholarship to nursing students at certain State-supported institutions of higher education.
HB 297 61-0 (1969) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to changes in tuition fees, tuition scholarships, and provisions governing determination of resident and nonresident status at state-supported institutions of higher education; providing for severability.
HB 1153 61-0 (1969) Author: Nabers, Lynn | et. al. Relating to establishing a higher education tuition scholarship program.
SB 87 61-0 (1969) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of the Texas Woman's University to sell certain land; providing for the establishment and maintenance of a music scholarship.
SB 485 61-0 (1969) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to establishing a higher education Tuition Scholarship Program; declaring the legislative purpose; providing for the Tuition Scholarship Fund, etc.
HB 1027 60-0 (1967) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to tuition or registration fees and tuition scholarships at institutions of collegiate rank supported in whole or in part by public funds.
HB 20 60-1 (1968) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to changes in tuition fees, tuition scholarships, and provisions governing determination of resident and nonresident status at state-supported institutions of higher education.
HB 769 59-0 (1965) Author: Woods, Henry Jackson "Jack" Relating to tuition or registration fees and tuition scholarships at institutions of collegiate rank supported in whole or in part by public funds.
SB 388 59-0 (1965) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the issuance of scholarships to the highest ranking graduate of each accredited high school of this state by the governing boards of the several institutions of collegiate rank supported in whole or in part by public funds appropriated from the State Treasury.
HB 933 57-0 (1961) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to respecting the rates of tuition or registration fees to be charged by the institutions of higher education supported in whole or in part by the public funds appropriated from the State Treasury; providing an effective date.
HB 984 57-0 (1961) Author: Struve, Joseph Daniel Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the granting of Tuition Scholarships.
HB 1014 57-0 (1961) Author: Quilliam, Jr., William Reed Relating to increasing the rates of tuition or registration fees to be charged by the institutions of higher education supported in whole or in part by the public funds appropriated from the State Treasury; providing for the continuation of Tuition Scholarships and the establishment of Incentive Scholarships and the rules and regulations of administering same.
HB 122 57-1 (1961) Author: Ballman, Charles Lee Relating to amending a certain Act respecting the rates of tuition or registration fees to be charged by the institutions of higher education supported in whole or in part by the public funds appropriated from the State Treasury; providing for the establishment of tuition scholarships and the rules and regulations of administering same; defining resident and non-resident student classifications for the purposes of this Act; providing for certain penalties.
HB 265 55-0 (1957) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts respecting the rates of tuition or registration fees to be charged by the institutions of higher education supported in whole or in part by the public funds appropriated from the State Treasury; providing for the establishment of Tuition Scholarships and the rules and regulations of administering same; providing for certain penalties.
HJR 35 55-0 (1957) Author: Zbranek, Jaromir Charles "Zeke" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing for the establishment of a State Scholarship Fund, from which grants, loans or scholarships may be made to needy students.
HJR 44 54-0 (1955) Author: Hardeman, Jr., D. Barnard | et. al. Providing an amendment to Article III o the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding Section 51c, providing for the establishment of a State Scholarship Fund, from which grants, loans or scholarships may be made to needy students; providing certain restrictions and limitations; providing for an election and the issuance of a proclamation therefor.
HJR 38 52-0 (1951) Author: Bryan, Sr., Jack C. Proposing an amendment providing for a State Medical Education Board and providing for grants, loans and scholarships to students desiring to study medicine.
SJR 17 52-0 (1951) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille | et. al. Providing an amendment providing for the establishment of a State Medical Education Board and a State Medical Scholarship Fund from which grants, loans or scholarships may be made to students desiring to study medicine; providing that such students shall agree to practice in "rural areas" of this State.
HB 174 51-0 (1949) Author: Clifton, Davis | et. al. Relating to authorizing the governing boards of the several State institutions of collegiate rank to exempt certain persons who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States from payment of certain dues, from State Institutions of Higher Learning, with certain exceptions; defining total disability; providing for repeal of laws in conflict; containing severance and saving clauses.
HB 87 50-0 (1947) Author: Spencer, James C. | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, to authorize the governing boards of the several State institutions of collegiate rank to exempt certain persons who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States from payment of certain dues, fees, and charges; containing severable and savings clause.
HB 464 50-0 (1947) Author: Clifton, Davis | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, to authorize the governing boards of the several State institutions of collegiate rank to exempt certain persons who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States from payment of certain dues, fees, and charges, with certain exceptions.
HB 642 50-0 (1947) Author: Ward, Jesse F. | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to the Prairie View University for scholarship aid to qualified negro students for graduate and professional study outside of Texas; providing regulations therefor.
SB 108 47-0 (1941) Author: Brownlee, J. Houghton Relating to exempting from all City, County, and State ad valorem and occupation taxes, office or headquarters buildings, and lots purchased for the erection of office or headquarters buildings, in the State of Texas, property owned by the Delta Kappa Gamma Society.
HB 15 43-1 (1933) Author: Laird, John W. | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the governing boards of the several State supported institutions of collegiate rank to except and exempt from the payment of all fees, dues, and charges except for lodging, board, and clothing all citizens of Texas who have resided in Texas for a period of not less than twelve (12) months prior to the date of registration and who served as nurses or as members in the armed forces of the United States during the Spanish-American and/or World War and who were honorably discharged therefrom.
HB 241 21-0 (1889) Relating to legalizing the donation of property to establish or assist in establishing the professorships [or] scholarships in the University of Texas or any of its branches, and providing for the protection and the security of their benefits in accomplishing the objects of the donors.
SB 94 21-0 (1889) Relating to legalizing the donation of property to establish or assist in establishing professorships or scholarships in the University of Texas or any of its branches, and providing for the protection and security of their benefits in accomplishing the objects of their donors.

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